posted on Sep, 7 2003 @ 07:44 AM
Filippo Inzaghi hit a second-half hat-trick as Italy thumped Wales 4-0 at the San Siro to take control of their Euro 2004 qualifying group.
The AC Milan star scored three times in a breathtaking second period in which Alessandro Del Piero made it a four-star performance with an easy
conversion from the penalty spot.
Shell-shocked Wales have the ideal chance to bounce back to get their campaign back on track when Finland visit the Millennium Stadium on Wednesday,
but must do so without Robbie Savage, Craig Bellamy and Mark Delaney who all picked up bookings to cap a miserable night for Mark Hughes' men.